The Mafu Cage

Friday, February 15
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1hr 42mins // directed by:Karen Arthur // featuring:Lee Grant, Carol Kane, Will Geer // 35mm

Ellen lives with two animals. One of them is her sister!

Academy Award winner Lee Grant stars with Academy Award nominee Carol Kane in this psychological thriller directed by Emmy winner Karen Arthur. Cissy (Kane) and Ellen (Grant) are daughters of a deceased African primatologist who kept wild animals in a cage in his living room. Mentally unbalanced, Cissy virtually lives in this exotic 'Mafu Cage', crowded with hothouse plants and strange African artifacts. Ellen is obsessed with the caretaking of Cissy and must keep a constant watch on her sister's unpredictable personality. Things take a dark turn when Ellen's co-worker, David (James Olson), begins making romantic advances towards Ellen, and Cissy believes the man poses a threat to the sisters' relationship.